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  • Please prepare your registration form for driver’s license (have received physical examination/physically examined), one photo and A.R.C card (over one year residence period)to sign for the driving test. After you pass the oral test and road test, you can get your motor driver’s license.
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  • You have to be at least 18 years old, and carry the original of A.R.C card(over one year residence period), learning license (over 3 months) or original driver license or international driver license, certified physical examination form issued by public hospital or health center, one photo and 450 NTD to the Motor Vehicle Office to apply for the test.
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  • Valid overseas driver’s license notarized by institutions authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into Chinese by translation company with valid license issued by the government, and please also submit the original of A.R.C card (over one year residence period), overseas driver’s license from the reciprocating country, passport, one photo (same as the physical examination form), certified physical examination form issued by public hospital or health center, 200 NTD to handle at the Motor Vehicle Office.
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  • For different road design, large-scale heavy motorcycle cannot be ridden on freeway or expressway in Taiwan.
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  • Please take your original A.R.C card, two one-inch color photos with glossy single-color background, wearing no hats, clear facial features, bust shot without image synthesis, taken within past 2 years, and 200 NTD to the Motor Vehicle Office to handle the reissue process.
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  • Please take your license for light motors or vehicles, the A.R.C card(over one year residence period)、valid physical examination form and one photo (same with the one attached on the physical examination form) to Motor Vehicle Office to apply for the road test.
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  • It is less than 250CC. For above 250CC, it is necessary to hold large-scale heavy motorcycle driver’s license.
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  • 1. Application procedure:
    1) One “automobile (motorcycle) driving license registration form” (health examination form); please fill out the personal information required in the form carefully and paste 2 one-inch color photos with glossy single-color background, without wearing hat, with clear facial features, bust shot, and were taken within past 2 years. Do not use image synthesis.
    2) Health examination and physical fitness test shall be done by public hospitals or health authority or the hospitals, clinics, and groups appointed by the highway supervision authority.
    2. Approval standard:
    1) Health examination:
    i. Vision: Naked vision on both eyes is 0.6 or above, and the vision on each eye is 05 or above or vision on both eyes after correction is 0.8 or above, and vision on each eye is 0.6 or above.
    ii. Color vision: Able to distinguish red color, yellow color, and green color.
    iii. Hearing: Able to distinguish sounds.
    iv. Limbs: Healthy without any missing.
    v. Mobility: Nimble body and limb joint movement.
    vi. Disease: No mental breakdown, blindness, epilepsy or other diseases that will affect driving.
    vii. Others: No alcohol, anesthetic and stimulant poisoning.
    1) Physical fitness test:
    i. Left and right visual fields are all above 150 degrees.
    ii. No night blindness.
    3. Validity: Within one year after the examination passing date; it will not be effective if overdue.
    4. Fee: NT$150.
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  • 1. Required documents:
    1) National I.D. card or military I.D. card or alien residence permit (all shall be original copy).
    2) Three one-inch color photos with glossy single-color background, without wearing hat, with clear facial features, bust shot, and were taken within past 2 years. Do not use image synthesis.
    3) One “motorcycle driving license registration form” with qualified health examination.
    2. Place of application:
    Counter of application for motorcycle at section of driver management in the highway supervision authority.
    3. Fee: NT$250.
    4. Notes:
    1) Applicants for motorcycle driving license test must be at least 18 years old; no limitation on the maximum age.
    2) Motorcycle driving license test will not be limited by the location of household registration.
    3) Written exam will be waived if the applicant has vehicle driving license.
    4) Drivers with vehicle driving license can ride light motorcycle.
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  • For non-R.O.C. nationals, it shall be handled according to the principles of equality and mutual benefit.
    1. Required documents: It shall be applied for within one year after entry date.
    1) Identity documents (original copy and photocopy).
    2) Entry and exit record.
    a. Nationals with R.O.C. household registration in the Taiwan area should submit national I.D. card or military I.D. card.
    b. People who hold formal driving licenses issued by foreign government, in Mainland China area, Hong Kong or Macau and have obtained staying permit or residence permit for more than 6 months.
    3) Three one-inch color photos with glossy single-color background, without wearing hat, with clear facial features, bust shot, and were taken within past 2 years. Do not use image synthesis.
    4) Original copy and photocopy of the passport.
    5) Original copy and photocopy of official and valid foreign driving license.
    6) Automobile (motorcycle) driving license registration form with qualified health examination sheet.
    2. Fee:
    Driving license fee: NT$200.
    3. Notes:
    1) If the driving license is in a foreign language except English, a copy of translation in Chinese shall be provided and it must be verified by our embassy, representative office, the office or by domestic public notary.
    2) Driving licenses issued in Mainland China area shall be verified by the institutions established or appointed by Executive Yuan or private groups entrusted. After passing written exam, people from Mainland China could apply for the driving license in our country.
    3) Driving licenses issued in Hong Kong or Macau should be verified by the institutions established or appointed in Hong Kong or Macau by Executive Yuan or private groups entrusted.
    4) Driving licenses issued by other countries or regions shall be verified by our embassies, representative offices, offices, or other institutions authorized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or foreign institutions in Taiwan that are authorized by foreign embassies in Taiwan, foreign governments or regions and agreed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs in our country for handling the business of document verification.
    5) According to the official letter from Ministry of Transportation and Communications, the principles of handling the exchange of motorcycle driving licenses issued by the governments in our reciprocal countries for the motorcycle driving license in our country are “if the driving license issuing country does not handle it according to the level of engine displacement or horsepower, it can be exchanged to the general heavy motorcycle driving license in our country based on the above regulations. If a driving training certificate on large heavy motorcycle for more than 32 hours but less than 43 hours is provided, a driving license for large heavy motorcycle with a cubic capacity not exceeding 550 cm³ will be issued. However, a driving license for large heavy motorcycle with a cubic capacity exceeding 550 cm³ will be issued if a driving training certificate on large heavy motorcycle for more than 43 hours is provided.
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